Although the increase in emergencies is generalized, where they have grown the most is in critical processes that depend on reaction time, explains the medical director of 061, Txema Álvarez.
And for this he gives chilling figures. Heart attack codes have risen 20%, strokes have risen 11% and cases of sudden death are the ones that have grown the most with 65% compared to previous years.
In fact, 2018 was the last year with the highest records, which would now be surpassed. Regarding serious injuries, there are also more. They come from traffic accidents, in addition to the novelty of scooters or falls from a height.
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